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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Software to Manage Vehicle Traffic Count Data

Example of cloud-based software to manage and analyze traffic count data. Given the importance of vehicle traffic count data to a transportation planner or traffic engineer's business we are constantly amazed that many agencies still rely on paper to manage this vital data. Traffic count data is omnipresent in the professional life of a traffic engineer.  It is used to validate travel demand models.  It is used in the design of new roadwa... [Read More]

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Map Your Road Signs for Better Management

Public road agencies face a challenge managing the number, condition and types of road signs in their jurisdictions.  Larger counties in the US can have well over 50,000 road signs.  These signs need to be replaced from time to time or after their useful life has been attained but it's difficult to keep track of a data set so large.  What's the best way to meet this asset management challenge?  Software that automatically locates, maps and manage... [Read More]

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Road Sign Database Software for Inventory Planning

The June 2014 date for compliance with the FHWA road sign regulations is quickly approaching.  By that time agencies need to select a sign assessment and management method to maintain minimum levels of road sign retroreflectivity.  MS2 offers cities and counties an easy-to-use database system that allows agencies to manage retroreflectivity data as well as map, manage and inventory all their road signs. MS2 is expert in the design and hosting ... [Read More]

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Transportation Agencies Share Vehicle Volume Data with the Public

Vehicle volume count data is a critical component of many professional studies.  Realtors need vehicle volume counts for their clients as that data indicates whether a new commercial site will be seen by potential customers.   And traffic consultants and planners need updated vehicle volume count data to verify and calibrate complex traffic models. Until now, obtaining updated traffic count data meant calling the city traffic engineer or regio... [Read More]